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Watch a New Behind-the-Scenes Video for Fox’s The Rocky Horror Picture Show Reimagining

19 September 2016 12:21 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

If you're looking forward to doing the time warp again, then you might be interested a new behind-the-scenes video for The Rocky Horror Picture Show reimagining.

"Just in time for Halloween, the brand-new production of the 1975 cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again” will air Thursday, Oct. 20 (8:00-10:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox.

A reimagining of the original movie, the two-hour event follows sweethearts Janet (Victoria Justice, “Victorious”) and Brad (Ryan McCartan, “Liv & Maddie,” “Heathers the Musical”), who stumble upon Dr. Frank-n-furter’s (Emmy Award-nominated actress Laverne Cox, “Orange is the New Black”) bizarre abode. Frank-n-Furter, a sexually ambiguous, flirtatious mad-scientist, is holding an annual Transylvanian science convention to showcase the birth of Rocky Horror – a muscle-bound specimen created solely to fulfill Frank’s desires. Actor and singer Staz Nair (“Game of Thrones”) will star in the role. Also featured »

- Derek Anderson

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‘Making History’: Ben Vereen Cast As Recurring In Fox Comedy Series

16 September 2016 3:42 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Ben Vereen has been cast in a recurring role opposite Yassir Lester and Adam Pally in Fox’s comedy series Making History. Produced by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (The Lego Movie), and written by Julius "Goldy" Sharpe (Family Guy), Making History follows three friends from two different centuries as they try to balance the thrill of time travel with the mundane concerns of their present-day lives. It's described as a rollicking historical adventure and a contemporary… »

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Ben Vereen Accused of Having Two Wives at Same Time for 36 Years

9 September 2016 8:53 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Tony Award-winning actor Ben Vereen has been accused of spending 36 years illegally married to two women at the same time. The star of the original “Roots” miniseries and “Funny Girl” married his first wive, Andrea, in 1965 and separated several years later. But apparently neither formally completed divorce proceedings — until they appeared in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Thursday. A rep for Vereen told TheWrap that the actor filed for divorce in New York after seven years of marriage in 1972 and moved to Los Angeles. Andrea also filed for divorce in 1974, and both assumed that the divorce had »

- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Ben Vereen Accused of Bigamy, Allegedly Spent 36 Years Married to Two Women

8 September 2016 5:20 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Tony Award-winning stage legend Ben Vereen allegedly spent 36 years illegally married to two women. The Pippin star filed for divorce from his first wife, Andrea, whom he married 52 years ago and separated from shortly thereafter. The estranged couple appeared at Brooklyn Supreme Court on Thursday morning, where a judge urged the pair to settle their dispute outside of court, according to the defendant's attorney, Harold Mayerson. The actor's attorney, John P. Dimascio, did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Earlier on Thursday, he told Page Six, "This is a personal matter, and nothing has been proven yet." Mayerson, »

- Michael Miller, @write_miller

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Ben Vereen Accused of Bigamy, Allegedly Spent 36 Years Married to Two Women

8 September 2016 5:20 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Tony Award-winning stage legend Ben Vereen allegedly spent 36 years illegally married to two women. The Pippen star filed for divorce from his first wife, Andrea, whom he married 52 years ago and separated from shortly thereafter. The estranged couple appeared at Brooklyn Supreme Court on Thursday morning, where a judge urged the pair to settle their dispute outside of court, according to the defendant's attorney, Harold Mayerson. The actor's attorney, John P. Dimascio, did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Earlier on Thursday, he told Page Six, "This is a personal matter, and nothing has been proven yet." Mayerson, »

- Michael Miller, @write_miller

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Kids In The Spotlight Fundraiser Red Carpet Interviews

11 August 2016 2:32 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Kids in the Spotlight held its annual fundraiser in Sherman Oaks, Calif. this past weekend.

The cocktails was hosted by actor Ty Burrell of ABC’s Modern Family to support the non-profit organization that works with youth in foster care programs and other underserved youth communities to tell their personal stories through short films.

The program assists children from ages 11 to 18 as they are trained in the essentials of filmmaking using the software and equipment used by professionals in the industry. It helps the children the value of teamwork and discipline as it improves their self-image and sense of accomplishment.

Lrm was invited to cover the red carpet. Attendees on the red carpet included Burrell, Mo McRae (Pitch, Empire), Malcolm-Jamal Warner (Suits, American Crime Story), and Ben Vereen (The Rocky Horror Picture Show).

For more information on Kids in the Spotlight organization, a special feature is included in the upcoming Modern Family season 7 DVD/Blu-ray, »

- Gig Patta

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Watch Adam Lambert Raise Hell in New 'Rocky Horror' Trailer

9 August 2016 1:35 PM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Adam Lambert bursts into the Annual Transylvanian Convention in the bombastic new trailer for Fox's remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The ex-American Idol star is set to play Eddie, the ex-delivery boy and former lover of Dr. Frank-n-Furter. In the latest trailer, Lambert belts "Hot Patootie — Bless My Soul" with outlandish zeal that does justice to the role's original actor, Meat Loaf

The rest of the clip features snippets of other classic Rocky Horror tunes, including Ryan McCartan as Brad Majors, singing, "Dammit Janet" and Laverne Cox »

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Laverne Cox Opens Up About How The Rocky Horror Picture Show Impacted Her Before Her Transition

9 August 2016 1:20 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Even though Laverne Cox is stepping into the iconic role of Dr. Frank-n-Furter in the 2016 remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the actress admitted she didn't see the musical until fairly late in life. "I didn't discover Rocky Horror until college," Cox told reporters at Monday's Fox All-Star Party in Los Angeles. "The first time I saw it, I was like, 'What is this? This is me.' It felt like me. Frank-n-Furter felt like me.""At the time, I hadn't started transitioning yet, but I was sort of in the androgynous space. I had a shaved head and »

- Christina Dugan, @Christina_Dugan

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‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Cast Promises to Pay Homage to Original, Raves About Laverne Cox

8 August 2016 4:22 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

More than four decades after the original movie hit theaters, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is coming back — to TV.

The cast of Fox’s remake — which includes “Rocky Horror” vet Tim Curry as the narrator this time around — joined together on Monday at the Television Critics Association press tour at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., to discuss paying homage to the original.

“Be true to the original, but make it contemporary” is the mantra set by executive producer Lou Adler.

The cast all agreed that their new “Rocky Horror Picture Show” is not a direct remake of the original, but rather a celebration of the iconic flick.

“I don’t believe that we are re-making anything,” said Ben Vereen, who is playing Dr. Scott. “To me, this is not a remake. You cannot remake the ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show.’ But you can pay tribute and honor it. That »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Watch Broadway Stars Crush ‘What the World Needs Now Is Love’ at Democratic Convention (Video)

27 July 2016 7:07 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Delegates were swaying back and fourth while singing along to a live rendition of “What the World Needs Now Is Love” by a variety of Broadway stars at the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia on Wednesday. The song fired up the packed crowd and received one of the biggest ovations of the week, with the room chanting, “Love trumps hates” when the song ended. Kristen Bell, Darren Criss, Alice Ripley, Ben Vereen, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Debra Messing, Idina Menzel, Audra McDonald, Rosie Perez were joined by over a dozen other Broadway stars for the powerful track that was recently recorded as a benefit. »

- Brian Flood

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Broadway Stars Belt Out ‘What The World Needs Now Is Love’ At DNC

27 July 2016 6:27 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Dozens of Broadway stars and other entertainers joined in an exuberant and emotional performance of “What the World Needs Now Is Love” tonight at the Democratic National Convention. Tony winners Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Idina Menzel, Ben Vereen and Debra Messing, as well as other entertainers such as Kristen Bell, Darren Criss, Rosie Perez and — in a little Cagney & Lacey reunion — Tyne Daly and Sharon Gless appeared onstage at Convention Hall in… »

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Kristen Bell, Darren Criss, 'Cagney & Lacey' and More Pay Musical Tribute to Victims of Gun Violence at DNC

27 July 2016 6:18 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

“What the World Needs Now Is Love,” that’s for sure. But who knew it also needed a powwow of stars from Cagney & Lacey, Veronica Mars, Ugly Betty, The Mysteries of Laura, My So Called Life, Private Practice, Glee and Law & Order: Svu (among others)?

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Stars from those TV shows and the Broadway community teamed up to cover that Burt Bacharach chestnut on the Democratic National Convention stage “in tribute to the lives affected by gun violence.”

The pass-the-mic-(and-do-it-quickly) staging was a tad puzzling — surely Hillary Clinton »

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show Reboot to Premiere October 20th on Fox

27 July 2016 9:45 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

In case you’re shivering with antici… pation, Fox has announced that their two-hour TV special reboot of The Rocky Horror Picture Show will premiere on Thursday, October 20th at 8:00pm Est:

Press Release: Just in time for Halloween, the brand-new production of the 1975 cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again” will air Thursday, Oct. 20 (8:00-10:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox. The special two-hour musical event follows sweethearts Janet (Victoria Justice, co-host of Teen Choice 2016, “Victorious”) and Brad (Ryan McCartan, “Liv & Maddie,” “Heathers the Musical”), who stumble upon Dr. Frank-n-furter’s (Emmy Award-nominated actress Laverne Cox, “Doubt,” “Orange is the New Black”) bizarre abode. Frank-n-Furter, a sexually ambiguous, flirtatious mad-scientist, is holding an annual Transylvanian science convention to showcase the birth of Rocky Horror – a muscle-bound specimen created solely to fulfill Frank’s desires. Actor and singer Staz Nair »

- Derek Anderson

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Tim Curry Does the Time Warp in New Rocky Horror Picture Show Trailer

21 July 2016 8:39 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

In just a few hours, fans will get to see the new cast of Fox's The Rocky Horror Picture Show take the stage at Comic-Con with a panel presentation in Room 6D that runs from 8:15 Pm to 10 Pm. For those who aren't in San Diego, don't fret, because the full Comic-Con trailer has already debuted for all to see. This video features our first look at the original Dr. Frank-n-Furter, Tim Curry, who makes a special appaearance.

Cast members Victoria Justice, Ryan McCartan, Christina Milian and Reeve Carney will be joined by with executive producers Lou Adler, Gail Berman and Kenny Ortega, for an exclusive first-look at the two-hour event premiering this fall on Fox. The Rocky Horror Picture Show is an all-new star-studded reimagining of the cult classic - which is celebrating 40 years of theatrical distribution, longer than any other film in history - for broadcast television. Sweethearts »

- MovieWeb

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Comic-Con 2016: New Teaser Trailer for Fox’s The Rocky Horror Picture Show

21 July 2016 6:40 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Fox does the time warp again in a new teaser trailer for The Rocky Horror Picture Show reboot that includes Tim Curry as the criminologist narrator.

Comic-Con attendees can see an early screening of Fox’s The Rocky Horror Picture Show in Room 6De at 8:15pm Pt. We have official details on the reboot below, as well as the new teaser trailer:

“Fox is doing the Time Warp, with a brand-new production of the 1975 cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show, set to air Fall 2016.

A reimagining of the original movie, the two-hour event follows sweethearts Janet (Victoria Justice, “Victorious”) and Brad (Ryan McCartan, “Liv & Maddie,” “Heathers the Musical”), who stumble upon Dr. Frank-n-furter’s (Emmy Award-nominated actress Laverne Cox, “Orange is the New Black”) bizarre abode. Frank-n-Furter, a sexually ambiguous, flirtatious mad-scientist, is holding an annual Transylvanian science convention to showcase the birth of Rocky Horror – a muscle-bound »

- Derek Anderson

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Sdcc: Fox debuts a new trailer for The Rocky Horror Picture Show TV remake

21 July 2016 5:35 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Coinciding with today’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con, Fox released a new trailer for its upcoming TV remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show; check it out here…

Fox is doing the Time Warp, with a brand-new production of the 1975 cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show, set to air Fall 2016. A reimagining of the original movie, the two-hour event follows sweethearts Janet (Victoria Justice, “Victorious”) and Brad (Ryan McCartan, “Liv & Maddie,” “Heathers the Musical”), who stumble upon Dr. Frank-n-furter’s (Emmy Award-nominated actress Laverne Cox, “Orange is the New Black”) bizarre abode. Frank-n-Furter, a sexually ambiguous, flirtatious mad-scientist, is holding an annual Transylvanian science convention to showcase the birth of Rocky Horror – a muscle-bound specimen created solely to fulfill Frank’s desires. Actor and singer Staz Nair (“Game of Thrones”) will star in the role.

Also featured in the event are American Idol alum Adam Lambert as Eddie, »

- Amie Cranswick

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Watch Laverne Cox, Tim Curry Do the ‘Time Warp’ Again in New ‘Rocky Horror’ Trailer (Video)

21 July 2016 4:02 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The trailer for Fox’s revival of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” starring Laverne Cox as Dr. Frank-n-Furter, was released on Thursday and it includes a soundbite of the new cast’s version of “Time Warp.” The tantalizing teaser includes several nods to those sitting in front of the stage, complete with audience reactions and toilet paper props. Also Read: Laverne Cox Camps It Up in First 'Rocky Horror' Image (Photo) In addition to Cox, the revival features Victoria Justice (Janet), Ryan McCartan (Brad), Adam Lambert (Eddie), Reeve Carney (Riff Raff), Staz Nair (Rocky), Christina Milian (Magenta), Annaleigh Ashford (Columbia) and Ben Vereen (Dr. »

- J. Clara Chan

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Tim Curry Is Doing the Time Warp Again in New Rocky Horror Promo

21 July 2016 2:40 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Say it with us now ... Fox's Rocky Horror Picture Show re-imagining is just months away, and it's safe to say everybody - including returning legend Tim Curry and new leading lady Laverne Cox - are ready to do the Time Warp again. The new trailer shows the first glimpse of Curry in action since he handed over his fishnets to Cox and is taking on the narrator role, as well as newcomer Staz Nair as Dr. Frank-n-Furter's titular beefcake creation, Rocky.Added bonus? The teaser even includes a moment of audience participation to really give the feeling of what made »

- Lanford Beard, @lanfordbeard

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Tim Curry Is Doing the Time Warp Again in New Rocky Horror Promo

21 July 2016 2:40 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Say it with us now ... Fox's Rocky Horror Picture Show re-imagining is just months away, and it's safe to say everybody - including returning legend Tim Curry and new leading lady Laverne Cox - are ready to do the Time Warp again. The new trailer shows the first glimpse of Curry in action since he handed over his fishnets to Cox and is taking on the narrator role, as well as newcomer Staz Nair as Dr. Frank-n-Furter's titular beefcake creation, Rocky.Added bonus? The teaser even includes a moment of audience participation to really give the feeling of what made »

- Lanford Beard, @lanfordbeard

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Wonder Woman joins the cast of 'Supergirl' as...

21 June 2016 2:30 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

The CW is really bringing out the big guns for Supergirl. Set for its big move to the network from CBS this fall, the series will officially introduce Kara Danvers' (Melissa Benoist's) famous cousin Superman (Tyler Hoechlin) to the series right out of the gate in the first two episodes of the season. But that's not all!  Wonder Woman herself, Lynda Carter, will join the cast as the President of the United States. Not since Battlestar Galactica's Laura Roslin have we been this excited for a commander in chief. Carter is locked for multiple episodes and will first appear in episode three. So one smooth move from Superman to Wonder Woman.   Carter was crowned Miss World America in 1972 and most famously played Wonder Woman from 1975-1979 in the now iconic television series. Supergirl has been known to bring in actors who've played superheroes previously as a tip of the hat to fans, »

- Roth Cornet

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